Who’d like to win a cruise?!

I love a good competition don’t you?  Especially once that might win you a cruise or cruise related goodies!  I suddenly realised that there were a few I had entered that had closing dates coming up shortly so I thought it would be friendly to share them with you all – if you know ofContinue reading “Who’d like to win a cruise?!”

Meet Nate, my cruising epiphany!

Here are Lucky, Nate and their entrepreneurial friends from Sitka, Alaska – who have changed my thoughts about cruising!! We found them encamped at the Sitka port shuttle terminus in town,  where they had set up their picnic table stalls full of home baked cookies, decorated shells, homemade magnets and jewellery – some stalls were decoratedContinue reading “Meet Nate, my cruising epiphany!”

Is there such a thing as a Perfect Port?

As I spend my life writing about cruising and what do to ashore in port I am often asked, “Which is the best port, which one is your favourite?” I  can’t really answer because of course, I don’t have one! It is impossible, there are so many wonderful places that you can visit on aContinue reading “Is there such a thing as a Perfect Port?”

Worst excursion and most stressful day ashore ever!

I wanted to share my thoughts on our ‘worst ever’ port excursion as we learnt some important lessons from it,  both about what to ask about when booking a shore excursion and also about what we took ashore with us that day. We were visiting Laem Chabang in Thailand on a Princess Cruise, which isContinue reading “Worst excursion and most stressful day ashore ever!”